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Re: One word label for someone who rejects proprietary software

From: Andrea Trentini
Subject: Re: One word label for someone who rejects proprietary software
Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2020 21:34:26 +0100
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obscura adversus sum

On 13/02/2020 20:46, Roberto Beltran via libreplanet-discuss wrote:
>    Hey everyone,
>    It occurred to me that there isn't really a good one-word way of
>    describing someone who rejects proprietary software on ethical grounds.
>    For example there's "vegan" for people who don't consume animal
>    products on ethical grounds. I know there is a derogatory term that
>    exists, and another which is specific to someone who agrees with RMS,
>    but there is no general positive term that we could all use. Even a
>    short phrase seems difficult because you could say "free software
>    advocate" but you can reject proprietary software on ethical grounds
>    without doing any advocacy.
>    I think this would be good so people can self-identify, and it might
>    help bring the idea into common thought.
>    If anyone has any ideas, please share.
>    Kind Regards,
>    Roberto Beltran
>    [1]
> References
>    1.
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